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Cemetery Clean-up
Spring clean-up begins March 4th. Winter decorations need to be removed by March 2nd. Cemetery flowers and decorations are permitted after March 15th.

Appliance Pick-up
Appliance pick-up is scheduled for the week of April 15-19, on your regular scheduled garbage day. Large appliances consist of water heater, washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwaves and dehumidifiers

Chipper Service
Chipping service will begin on Monday, April 1st. Residents are asked to call the Public Works Dept. at 223-2962, to make an appointment. Charges are $20.00 for each 15 minutes the chipper is at their residence. Items accepted: Tree limbs (no more than 4ft in length and 6in in diameter) and bush trimmings. Brush is to be piled by the curb. Absolutely no roots or dirt.

Yard Waste Bag Pickup
Yard waste bag pick-up begins on Monday, April 1st. Only leaves, twigs, grass, brush and vines will be accepted. No dirt, sod, animal waste and garbage. Yard waste must be placed in biodegradable bags and can be purchased at participating stores. Yard bags are picked up by Republic Services on Mondays. Please have bags to curb by 6am.

Summer Recreation Camps
Recreation Summer Camp Information will be available early May. Information along with the sign-up link to camps, will be posted on the city’s website at www.peru.il.us and on city Facebook pages.


2024 Community Events

Mar. 23 - Easter Egg Hunt @ Centennial Park
May 11 - Kids Fishing Expo @ Baker Lake
May 17-18 - TBM Avenger Event
May 25 - Splash Pad Opening-Tentative
June 1 - Lock 14 Kid’s Fishing Tournament
June 14-15 - City Wide Garage Sale
June 15 - Touch A Truck
July 3 - Fireworks Display on Water St.
Aug 1-3 - Taste of IL Valley
Oct. 26 - Halloween Parade
Oct. 31 - Trick or Treat

Dec. 7 - Lighted Christmas Parade


Music Under the Oaks

May 31 - Samuria Necktie
June 14 - Steve Sharpe Band
June 28 - Those 2 Guys Plus 1
July 12 - Ray’s Rockets
July 26 - Written Warning
Aug. 9 - Regal Beagle/Valley Katz
Aug. 17 - She’s A Maybe